Compare LGBT Rights in Hong Kong & Taiwan

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Homosexual activityLegal
Since 1991
Since 1947
Same-sex marriageUnrecognizedLegal
Since 2019
Right to change legal genderLegal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Legal, but requires surgery
Since 2013
Same-sex adoptionSingle only
Since 2017
LGBT discriminationIllegal in some contextsIllegal in some contexts
Since 2007
LGBT housing discriminationNo protectionsNo protections
LGBT employment discriminationNo protectionsSexual orientation only
Since 2007
Homosexuals serving openly in militaryN/ALegal
Since 2002
Equal age of consentEqual
Since 2006
Since 1947
Blood donations by MSMsBanned (1-year deferral)Banned (indefinite deferral)
Since 2001
Conversion therapyBanned
Since 2014
Since 2018
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